Frequently asked questions
The Pharma Printer is made for hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, pharma industry, veterinarians and at point of care by pharmacists.
You can request a quote from our webstore or contact sales.
The delivery time is approx 6-8 weeks, depending on order volume.
Our technology is effective for both human and veterinary medicine.
Our solution is easy to use and it takes only an hour to learn how to use the Pharma Printer with quality control tools.
It takes 1-3 seconds to print one tablet, depending on dose of the tablet.
It is possible to flexibly print from one to several dozens of tablets in one printing round, depending on the size of the tablet.
We provide validated cleaning protocols for each formulation to avoid cross-contamination.
We have detailed but simple, validated cleaning protocols for the Pharma Printer. All parts are easy to clean and it shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes to finalize.
Yes, it is possible to print tablets into blisters.
We provide templates for this or pharmacies can use their own.
In 2023 we have 25 API’s ready to be used with our Pharma Ink/excipient mix base. We have started with API’s that our customers are compounding today, for example for paediatric use (propranolol, hydrocortisone, metoprolol, clopidrogel etc).
We are expanding the portfolio all the time and want to serve pharmacies with all their compounding needs i.e. provide printable inks for APIs that they manufacture the most. We are not charging for development work of API’s. If you want to have a list of our current APIs, please contact us.
We have an integrated analytical scale to measure individual weights of the dosage forms and in-process NIR control to evaluate the blend uniformity of the Pharma Inks prepared at the pharmacy.
REGULATION, GOVERNANCE AND SAFETY
CurifyLabs is compliant with existing regulations for pharmacy compounding. We provide the following:
- Our quality management system is compliant with ISO 13485
- CE marked for IEC 61010-1 (classified as laboratory equipment)
- We provide quality documentation for printable pharma ink bases which can be used with several API’s. As our customer you have access to all necessary quality documentation (stability, dissolution, batch records, cleaning protocols etc)
- All raw materials are compliant with the European pharmacopeia.
- Pharma Inks are GMP manufactured and classified as medicinal intermediate product.
- We offer in-process quality control of mass and blend uniformity.
Pharma Printer does not act as a Internet server in any case. It cannot be accessed directly from the Internet. CurifyLabs also recommends installation behind a company firewall.
CurifyLabs’ Web App is regularly tested for cyber security by a 3rd party audit company. Customers can request a summary from the latest audit.
Pharma Printer does not process or store patient data. To use the printer, the end user has to have an account to the Web App and for that an email address of the pharmacy user is needed. Storing the email address is GDPR compliant.
Pharma Printer is not a medical device. It is a laboratory equipment comparable to, for example, HPLC.
Pharma Printer requires cable (LAN) connection to access the Internet.
The Pharma Printer is intended for use in busy pharmacies, meaning that our user interface is easy to use and fast to handle. We also offer additional research features for customers who want to do research.
Pharma Printer is designed and manufactured in European Union.
We share information about the inks in our customer portal. Peadiatric formulations have been made so that they are compliant with peaditric patient safety recommendations.